Thursday, March 29, 2007

The rainy day blues;

Following days full of spring,
Rain dampens the mood.

Grey, foggy, and wet,
Leaves me feeling slightly flat;
The birds seem happy.

Nine whole days have passed,
Since my final cigarette;
My resolve still holds.

I wish I could stop,
Eating, and eating non-stop;
Non-smoking bloater!!

I promise myself;
Tomorrow for paperwork,
And some housework too.

The next sunny day,
I will fix my mountain bike;
Get back into shape.

I will be glad when,
This week of haiku concludes;
It's wearing thin now!!!

7 comments:

  1. You are the next Simon Armitage! I'm not going to tell you if that is a compliment or an insult!

    Regarding the non-smoking, well done and keep it up old chap! Try some ordinary sugar-free gum for oral substitution instead of food. The over-consumption of food may be driven by your nicotine addiction which can work in mysterious ways, cleverly keeping you connected to the evil weed.

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  2. somehow your haiku reminded me this song:
    "Sunshine on a rainy day
    Makes my soul, makes my soul Trip, Trip, Trip away........."

    your bike is still unfixed???
    FoX!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. 'Ere, Foxy. Following on from your Desert Island Discs if you fancy a trip up to Glasgow on April 26th you can catch a very rare event. Terry Riley is doing a one off concert playing A Rainbow In Curved Air at The Tramway Theatre. Tickets are 25 quid.

    There's also an interesting interview with the man - who now looks more like Albus Dumbleledore than either of the actors in the Harry Potter movies - in this month's issue of Wire magazine. There's more material on the Wire website.

    http://www.thewire.co.uk/web/
    writing.php

    Go on - treat yourself with all the money you've saved on cigs.

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  4. Thank you for making me smile today. I needed it.
    Cher

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  5. Well done on the smoking mate, you making me think i might actually manage it when we try in June!
    Has poor Tom not got his results yet?? That teacher needs a talking to!!!!

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  6. "Yorkshire Pudding said...
    You are the next Simon Armitage! I'm not going to tell you if that is a compliment or an insult!"

    No greater compliment in my book!

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  7. Try closing your eyes,
    Try smelling the air.
    Pretend you are a little birdy,
    way way up there!
    It helps!
    katt

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